Christen L. Bishop


  • Current Assignment: Criminal Division Felony Section - Presiding Judge of the Restorative Justice Division 
  • Appointed as Circuit Judge: February 1, 2016
  • Associate Judge: 2012-2016   
  • Undergraduate: B.A., University of Illinois
  • Law School: University of IL College of Law
  • Career Highlights: Juvenile Officers' Association Hall of Fame Award, 2012; Fred L. Foreman Criminal Justice Award, 2013; Lake County Assistant State's Attorney, 1995-2012; Co-founder of Lake County Law Related Education Initiative; Recipient of 2004 Juvenile Justice Award; Recipient of 2002 Univ of IL Outstanding Recent Alumni Award for Public Service; Jefferson Inns of Court; Lake County Chiefs of Police Association; Illinois Judges' Association; Association of Women Attorneys of Lake County.

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